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Weather forecast forces two-tee start

Updated: July 20, 2014, 9:14 AM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

HOYLAKE, England -- For the first time in the 143 years of Open Championships, the tournament will have a two-tee weekend start in threesomes.

A severe weather forecast that includes rare thunderstorms and lightning and Amber weather alert in England prompted R&A officials to make the move, with tee times beginning at 9 a.m. local time Saturday off the first and 10th tees. The cut Friday was 2 over. There will be a 72-player field on the weekend. Saturday's third round begins at 5 ...

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